PHP | chroot() Function

PHP chroot() Function


Hello dear readers! welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP chroot() Function.

The built-in PHP chroot() function changes the root directory of the current process to the passed directory.

PHP needs to be configured with --enable-chroot-func in order to use this function.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

bool chroot ( string $directory )


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

directory(Required)

The new root directory


Return Value

This built-in function returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   chroot('/server/var/www');
?> 


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the PHP dir() Function.

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